Arecaidine

Title: Arecaidine
CAS Registry Number: 499-04-7
CAS Name: 1,2,5,6-Tetrahydro-1-methyl-3-pyridinecarboxylic acid
Additional Names: 1,2,5,6-tetrahydro-1-methylnicotinic acid; arecaine; methylguvacine
Molecular Formula: C7H11NO2
Molecular Weight: 141.17
Percent Composition: C 59.56%, H 7.85%, N 9.92%, O 22.67%
Literature References: From seeds of Areca catechu L., Palmaceae (betel nuts). Synthesis: Wohl, Johnson, Ber. 40, 4712 (1907); Hess, Leibbrandt, ibid. 51, 806 (1918); Freudenberg, ibid. 976; Maurit, Preobrazhenskii, Zh. Obshch. Khim. 28, 968 (1958), C.A. 52, 17263 (1958); Merck, DE 485139 C.A. 24, 919 (1930).
Properties: Plates from dil alc, dec 232° (after drying at 102°). pH of 0.1 molar soln 5.6. Freely soluble in water, and dilute alc; almost insol in abs alc, chloroform, ether, benzene.
Derivative Type: Hydrochloride
Molecular Formula: C7H11NO2.HCl
Molecular Weight: 177.63
Percent Composition: C 47.33%, H 6.81%, N 7.89%, O 18.01%, Cl 19.96%
Properties: mp 251°; needles, dec 263° (rapid heating). Freely sol in water.
Melting point: mp 251°
Derivative Type: Hydrobromide
Molecular Formula: C7H11NO2.HBr
Molecular Weight: 222.08
Percent Composition: C 37.86%, H 5.45%, N 6.31%, O 14.41%, Br 35.98%
Properties: Crystals from methanol, dec 249°.
Arecoline Argatroban Arginine Glutamate Aricine Aristolochic Acid

Arecaidine
Arecaidine.svg
Identifiers
PubChem 10355
ChemSpider 9928
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C7H11NO2
Molar mass 141.17 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Arecaidine is a bio-active alkaloid in areca nuts.[1]